WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN YOU MOVE

Whether buying or selling a home, moving is one more added stressor to the process.  You may wonder if you  have all the supplies you need, have you contacted all the companies that need to know you are moving.  Below is a list to help alleviate some of that stress from your mind.  Click on the button below to download this document.  If you have any other questions regarding buying, selling, and/or moving, give me a call and we can discuss how I can help you.

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UTILITIES & CONTACTS TO UPDATE  WITH YOUR NEW ADDRESS

MOVING SUPPLIES AND TASKS

  • Internet/TV
  • Water/Sewer
  • Electricity/Gas
  • Trash/Recycling
  • Post Office
  • Employers
  • Credit Cards/Bills/Recurring Subscriptions
  • Online Services Requiring Current Address for
  • Shipping/Billing
  • Vehicle Licenses
  • Banks
  • Insurance
  • Schools
  • Doctors/Veterinarians/Local Service Providers
  • Transfer Prescriptions to New Pharmacy
  • Cancel or Transfer Gym Membership

Notify Government Agencies (SSI, VA, IRS, etc.)

  • Boxes
  • Tape
  • Pads/Blankets
  • Packing Peanuts/Bubble Wrap
  • Labels (so movers know in which room to put your boxes)
  • Private list of valuables (with notes regarding
    which boxes contain them)
  • Sealable bags (for liquids, electronic cables, etc.)
  • Leave behind enough cleaning supplies to conduct
    a final cleaning once everything is out of the home
  • Take photographs of your empty home to prove its
    condition at the time you moved out
  • Make a plan for how large furniture will be carried
    into your new home (measure doorways, plot the
    best path to walk, etc.)
  • Arrange for a locksmith to change the locks on
    your new home the day you move in
  • Talk to your agent about a Home Warranty